A 15-year-old UG Nazi hacker going by the name of Cosmo or Cosmo the God was sentenced in juvenile court on Wednesday with terms for six years without any computers or Internet, until his 21st birthday.During these 6 years, he’ll need approval from his parole officer to access the internet. Wired report that hacker resides in Long Beach, California, and began as a politicized group that opposed SOPA, took down a bevy of websites this year, including those for NASDAQ, CIA.gov, and UFC.com. It redirected 4Chan’s DNS to point to its own Twitter feed. Hacker pled guilty to more than a few felonies, with [...]
A Turkish hacker’s group called ‘Turkish Ajan Hacker Group’ has hacked the Indian website of leading pizza company Domino’s. The company’s India operations is handled by its franchise Jubilant FoodWorks. The news was first reported by Cyberwarnews.
Post hacking the site, the Group leaked details of around 37,000 accounts on Pastebin.com. These included names, contact details (phone numbers, email id’s, city details) as well as passwords. According to Business Standard, the hackers used the SQL injection method and remote file inclusion for getting the data.
iOS Hacker pod2g has released a video of an untethered jailbreak for all Apple iOS devices including the new iPad. The video shows a jailbroken iPad 3 that manages to stay that way even after a reboot. pod2g has yet to announce a public release of this crack, or even if he intends to. Check out the video, but don’t hold your breath for too long.
Troughton-Smith has been able to successfully port Siri to the iPhone 4 along with a full connection to Apple Servers. The video below not only shows the Siri functionality on an iPhone 4, but is in depth and shows a side-to-side comparison against its newer, faster sibling, the iPhone 4S. The port proves that the software can easily be enabled on the older device and hence points a finger at Apple for not doing so.
Smith did use a jailbroken iPhone 4s to port the necessary files to the older iPhone 4 which was also jailbroken. When asked if he would seed Siri as a package on Cydia he replied
No, I could not be a part of that. I have no doubts that others will package [...]
While we still un-package our touch pads, Team Touchdroid has managed to dual boot WebOS and Android 2.3 on he Touchpad. Since the Fire sale, touch pads are all over the place and everyones got in on the action. Especially folks trying to boot Cyanogen Mod 7 on the Touchpads. But looks like its going to be stock droid for now.
For the time being the touchscreen is not working, but expect a quick fix. If you managed to score a Touchpad this might interest you.
Are you somebody important, do you work in a big corporation, or even for the government? Do you have an Android Phone? You might consider changing devices after reading this article. A new trojan app / bot that installs itself on any Android device via piggybacking over unknown source apps has found its way into the Android architecture. Ca Technologies found that this easily built app lookalike trojan records your conversations and installs like any other app.
There is no solid information weather this trojan has been released into the world, or if devices are already prey to such a menace. It goes to say some [...]
[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he PDF exploit that was used in JailreakMe last year which allowed a one tap Jailbreak and a fast unlock for users. Apple had fixed the flaw in its early stages and now its back. Looks like that is the reason for the quick iPad 2 Jailbreak and the new exploit the Jailbreakers have been enjoying. According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple acknowledged the exploit, and is working on an update. The said update will not only fix the JailbreakMe 3.0 exploit but also another exploit that could allow unwanted eyes to your information.
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Terrorist group Al-Qaida has been left without a distribution channel on the Internet, says terrorism expert Evan Kohlmann of Flashpoint Partners. In an e-mail he sent on Wednesday, he said
[quote]I really can’t say for certain how or why this happened, other than that it involved apparently separate attacks on both the domain name and data server used by al-Qaida’s trusted forum, Al-Shamukh. That kind of coordinated event doesn’t typically occur by happenstance.[/quote]
Kohlmann, who has spent a decade tracking Al-Qaida, has said that other jihadi forums have been [...]
Internet’s more well-known celebrity iPhone and PlayStation hacker George “GeoHot” Hotz has gone to Facebook. Rumors say that he’s involved with product development for the company’s alleged iPad app. The news was confirmed by a quick visit to Hotz’s Facebook page, his work status shows “Facebook software engineer starting in May 2011”
Hotz himself is responsible for the outbreak of the Internet unlocking community due to his successful manipulations of both Apple iPhones and iPod Touches as well as Sony’s PlayStation 3. The latter caused a four-month legal battle [...]
The AntiSec Campaign which started a few days ago as a partnership between hacker groups LulzSec and Anonymous, is a cat and mouse game between the hackers and the governments they target. One member of LulzSec, Ryan Cleary, a 19 year old from Wickford, Essex, UK, is suspected by authorities to be a leader of the group as well as being the brains behind the attacks on the FBI, CIA and Sony sites. He was arrested by British Police yesterday in a “pre-planned intelligence raid”. He has allegedly performed these acts from a computer in his mother’s house.
In another part of the world, the Brazilian wing [...]
The two most famous hacker groups in recent times have united in a campaign which they call AntiSec. The targets include banks, government organizations, and other high profile targets. They are urging hackers from around the world to unite to steal and leak classified documents, e-mails, and other information. [quote]We hear our #Anonymous brothers are making progress with #AntiSec, we also have reports of many rogue hacker groups joining in. :D[/quote] the group tweeted a few hours ago.
The campaign seems to have hit its first official target target today. The website of UK based Serious Organised Crime Agency was [...]
LulzSec has been on a hacking rampage for a while now. On reaching a 1000 tweet milestone, they have decided to reveal their motives to friends and foes alike in a Press Release they posted on PasteBin.
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This is Lulz Security, better known as those evil bastards from twitter. We just hit 1000 tweets, and [...]